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Roderick Random Butler (April 9, 1827 – August 18, 1902) was a United States politician who represented Tennessee's 1st district in the United States House of Representatives from 1867 to 1875, and again from 1887 to 1889. He also served several terms in the Tennessee General Assembly, and briefly served as a state court judge. An opponent of secession, Butler represented Johnson County, Tennessee at the East Tennessee Convention in 1861, and afterward joined the Union Army as lieutenant colonel of the 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.